Dorje Denma Ling offers indoor accommodations in Gyatso Lodge, and in our beautiful, fully insulated Drala Cabins. In addition, a variety of outdoor accommodations (listed below) are available from June until mid-September.

Gyatso Lodge has double and triple rooms with two shared hallway bathrooms on each floor. Lodge accommodations are available for $55 per night per person.

Gyatso Lodge

Dorje Denma Ling’s summer housing grounds are spacious, with gorgeous views, and in short walking distance to our two shower houses and to the main program complex.

Drala Cabin

Drala Cabin

Our uplifted Drala Cabins are finished inside, have electricity and heat, and rent for $45 per night per person (double occupancy





Wood Cabins

Cabin-Style Tent

Prices for DDL Accommodations

All prices are per person per night:

  • Gyatso Lodge (double occupancy): $55 per person per night
  • Drala Cabin (insulated wood cabin, double occupancy): $45 per person per night
  • Cabin-style Tent (double occupancy): $35 per person per night
  • Wood cabin double occupancy: $35 per person per night
  • Wood cabin dorm (sleeps four guests): $25 per person per night
  • Camping with your own tent: $20 per night

Also Note:

Since there are a limited number of indoor beds available, please apply at least 30 days in advance if you need one for health reasons.

  • For those staying in the lodge or in a Drala cabin, bedding is provided. Please bring a sleeping bag for outdoor accommodations including huts, wood cabins and tents.
  • For huts, tents and wood cabin accommodations bring a battery-operated lantern.
  • No gas, candle or propane lighting of any kind is permitted.
  • A shower house is located near the Drala cabins, between Buddha and Vajra fields.  A second shower house is located near Tiger field at the main building.
  • You are welcome to wash clothing by hand and hang them to dry. There is a clothes line near the lodge

Local Off-site Accommodations

There are several bed and breakfast lodgings, hotels and motels nearby. Please contact the proprietors directly to arrange offsite accommodation. The following lodgings are within a short drive of Dorje Denma Ling:

Joan Baxter / Karlheinz Eyrich
7 minute drive from DDL
Self-contained cabin with double bed, loft, bathroom, kitchen & sun-porch 
Beautiful and quiet rural setting, 262 Ferguson Rd
$75 a night for one person and $130 for two.
+1-902-657-2042; [email protected]

Suzy Ulrich – Sangha
18 minute drive from DDL  

Double room – private ensuite bath,  house overlooks river.
902-210-9490    Email for details: [email protected]

Caper Cafe
9 minute drive from DDL
3 Rooms.   Two rooms – Double bed  One room – Queen Bed,  Shared bathroom.
365 Main St, Tatamagouche
Call Mary at 902-293-1533. or 902-657-0054

Green Dragon Farm and Bed & Breakfast
4 minute drive
, Phone: 902-657-0081
[email protected]

Nancy Huszagh – Sangha House
5 minutes drive from DDL
919 Balmoral Road,
5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
small room with single bed, sleeps 1 ($25)
slightly bigger with double bed, sleeps 1 ($30)
another with futon bed plus single bed, ($40)
biggest room with queen, good for couple ($45)
Large room with double bed, okay for couple ($45)
email: [email protected]

The Mackay House – Sangha
3 min drive from DDL   

336 Willow Church Road, Tatamagouche
Queen size $55 (ea), Double $55 (ea), Single $40;
Shared Bathroom; 3 cats in house.
[email protected] (902-412-3420)

Tatamagouche Stables – Sangha
5 km from DDL         

Tranquil country setting on a small hobby farm.
One bedroom, shared bath, $30/night. Queen size bed.
Contact : Guy Rochon  902-809-7137

Barbara Zielinski – Sangha
15-minutes from Dorje Denma Ling
Double room, private bath, $50/night
Single room, shared bath, $40/night
[email protected]

Christine Guest – Sangha
20 minute drive from Dorje Denma Ling
Three rooms, shared bath and Shrine room, $60/night/room

Drala Mountain House – Sangha
11 minute drive to DDL
John Perkins & Marg Sander
1401 Matheson Brook Rd
Beautiful quiet country setting,
[email protected]     +1-902-657-0406

Ted Clarke and Ginny Guthrie – Sangha
11 minute drive to DDL
One room with two twin beds, $40 per night for the room
81 Jeff Ross Road,  Tatamagouche, NS
902-229-8699   902-814-4416
[email protected]

Madeline Conacher & Louis Allen – Sangha
5 minute drive from Dorje Denma Ling    

Two single rooms @ $50, One double room @$ 90 – 2 full bathrooms
161 Highway 311 Loop   902-657-9030
[email protected]

Jan Watson – Sangha
15 minute drive from Dorje Denma Ling                      

Single room, shared bath, $20/night
[email protected]

Minimalist~Ivy Green Stay-Over~Tiny House Retreat
5 minute drive from DDL

1279 Kennedy Hill Road, Tatamagouche
2 single (bunk) beds $67 per night for the cabin
For Details and to Book

Balmoral Motel
11 minute drive from DDL

131 Main Street, Tatamagouche
902-657-2000, 888-383-9357; Fax – 902-657-2205
[email protected] or

Cottages at Cambra Sands
27 minute drive from DDL

Malagash, NS   1-866-559-0705
[email protected] or

Forest Haven Inn
3 minute drive from DDL
8627 Hwy. 311, Balfron (near Tatamagouche)
902-657-2962, 877-658-3466, Fax – 902-657-2962

Heritage Cottages
15 minute drive to DDL

4261 Hwy 6, Brule, NS
902-657-2922, 1-866-684-1864
[email protected] or

Hollings House
11 minute drive to DDL

37 Church Street,  Tatamagouche
[email protected]

Jubilee Cottage
30 minute drive to DDL

Wallace, NS   902-257-2432
[email protected]

Sunrise Shore Marina & Cottages
14 minute drive to DDL

369 Brule Shore Road, Tatamagouche
[email protected] or

The Train Station Inn
10 minute drive to DDL

21 Station Rd, Tatamagouche   902-657-3222

Dolan’s Inn & Suites
9 minute drive to DDL

3 Pine St,  Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia B0K 1V0
Phone (902) 396-8986